10 Natural Ways to Remove Callus
Corns and calluses, here is an example of the typical hassles that affect the plant or toes. How to take care of them in a natural way? Some traditional remedies can certainly help us. The first care must, however, turn to shoes. May be too tight or have soles unsuitable.
If corns and calluses recur often, try to look for a pair of new shoes from softer and comfortable. Meanwhile, here are some natural remedies that might be useful. After the foot baths or compresses, which will softens corns and calluses. You can gently rub the areas affected by the problem with the pumice stone.
1) Bread and vinegar Everyday Roots suggest a home remedy for corns and calluses with bread and vinegar. Dip a slice of bread in a bowl with vinegar or apple, until the crumb will not be well soaked. Use it to apply a compress on corns and calluses. Bandaged with gauze and let stand for long. Or apply a single piece of bread and a light bandage to cushion the pain while walking.
2) Olive oil and lemon In a glass mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Gradually add the baking soda and stir until it forms a creamy mixture. Apply to affected areas when needed, with a small band or with a plaster. Oil and lemon juice soften the hardened skin. The baking soda helps to exfoliate the skin.
3) Essential Oils Among the essential oils suitable for the treatment of corns are the essential oil of lavender and geranium essential oil. They are suitable to be applied to the skin already softened, after a hot bath or foot bath. Rub a few drops of essential oils on the affected areas. Then you can wipe gently using the pumice stone. You can also pour a few drops of essential oil directly into the footbath.
4) Bicarbonate To soften the skin in case of corns and calluses dedicate a foot bath with baking soda. This treatment helps to eliminate dead cells and facilitates healing. Pour into a bowl of warm water 3 tablespoons of baking soda to the foot bath or massaged on corns and calluses a compound formed by 3 teaspoons of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of water.
5) Chamomile A grandmother remedy very useful to soften the skin and to facilitate healing of corns and calluses is the foot bath with chamomile. Prepare a regular infusion of chamomile, let cool and pour it in a bowl with hot water. It is also a useful remedy for excessive sweating of the feet.
6) Corn starch The cornstarch (or cornstarch) is useful both to prevent corns and calluses, both to relieve the discomfort. You can apply as if it’s talcum powder on the soles of the feet and between the toes. The cornstarch absorbs moisture and prevents cracking. You can create a starch scented pouring the cornstarch in a glass jar with a few drops of essential oil of lavender or geranium.
7) Vinegar To spend a night treatment for corns and calluses, Moisten cotton ball with vinegar and let it stick to the area in which it has the problem, with the help of a patch. Let sit overnight and in the morning wipe the skin with a pumice stone.
8) Ice If corns and calluses are accompanied by severe pain and swelling, apply on the affected part an ice cube wrapped in a handkerchief, or a small bag of ice for an analgesic action that will help alleviate the discomfort.
9) Lemon juice Create a compound spread on the skin by mixing 1 or 2 teaspoons of rice flour with a few drops of lemon juice freshly squeezed. Applied to the skin and wrap with gauze then let stand overnight to soften corns and calluses.
10) SALT that is always a remedy available to everyone to soften corns and calluses.
This is the common salt present in every kitchen. Pour two tablespoons of salt in hot water for the foot bath and let your feet soak for 15-20 minutes. The sea salt or Epsom salts is suitable. When the skin is softened, you can rub with pumice stone.